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Rare synagogue unearthed in Galilee

The synagogue is one of only eight synagogues discovered in Israel that date back to the Second Temple era, said Dr. Motti Aviam, a senior researcher.

August 17th, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Kandhamal Violence: Lack of convictions disturbing, says SC Chief Justice

“This judgment is the talking point here,” Junos Nayak, a retired policeman hurt during the Kandhamal violence, told World Watch Monitor. “Everyone is eager to know if the judgment will bring any benefit to them”.

August 17th, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Archbishop Cheenath’s death big loss for Catholic church

RAPHAEL CHEENATH became a champion of the oppressed, particularly Christian victims of persecution in India’s Hindu-dominated society, at a time when militant Hindu nationals are exercising growing power over national affairs.

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

NCCI congratulates Magsaysay award winner Bezwada Wilson

Wilson channeled his anger against the inhumane system into a crusade to eradicate manual scavenging. His life and work has contributed in a big way to the movement for eradication of manual scavenging in society.

August 1st, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Maoists kill pastor in East Godavari

The police said 25 Maoists visited Lakshmipuram village of the Nellipaka mandal near Chinturu on Friday night and enquired about Vooraka Maraiah, 45, a pastor. They woke up his family and took Maraiah along with them.

August 1st, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Christian men attacked by Hindu mob face anti-conversion law

Humanitarian groups believe Christian persecution has significantly risen since Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party, Bharatiya Janata Party, assumed the government.

July 4th, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Bishops in India take dramatic stand for Christian ‘untouchables’

Although Christians are generally a tiny minority in India, overall representing just 2.3 percent of the population, Arulraj said there are pockets within Tamil Nadu in which movement of Christian votes from one party to the other “could definitely make a difference.”

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Indian Christians ask Govt to protect churches during Holy Week

Indian Christians

As Christians, participating in the liturgies of the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we ask for protection and security for our defenseless community” writes the GCIC.

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Mark Driscoll says charges against him false and malicious

The lawsuit was filed as part of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, intended to prosecute the Mafia and other criminal organizations.

March 11th, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

Telugu churches federation demands action in pastor’s attack case

THE Federation of Telugu Churches (FTC) has decided to demand immediate action against those who attacked CSI pastor J Nitin during a prayer meeting held at a house in Fakirabad village of Nizamabad district on January 17 last.

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in India | Read More »

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